December 12, 2006 // 2:00pm — 4:00pm
Members of the UN Panel of Experts on Liberia discuss the impact of Liberia's resources on West Africa's wars, how effective sanctions were in shutting down the conflicts, and whether it is time to restore control of the country's natural wealth to the newly elected national government.
December 05, 2006 // 2:00pm — 3:30pm
A briefing on recent developments in Swaziland. Panelists will discuss a wide range of social and economic challenges currently facing Swaziland, namely its economic growth, the prevalence of HIV/AIDS, and the government's handling of opposition parties.
The 2006 Ion Ratiu Democracy Lecture: Are There Democracy Lessons Arabs Can Learn From Eastern Europe?
November 30, 2006 // 3:30pm — 5:00pm
History and Public Policy Program
Dr. Saad Ibrahim, professor at the American University in Cairo and the recipient of the 2006 Ion Ratiu Democracy Award delivered the 2nd annual Ion Ratiu Democracy Lecture key-note address: Are There Democracy Lessons Arabs Can Learn From Eastern Europe? Introductory remarks were provided by Ambassador Akbar Ahmed.
November 29, 2006 // 11:00am — 12:00pm
Whit Mason, Author and Former Public Affairs Strategist for the United Nations Mission in Kosovo
October 30, 2006 // 7:30am — 4:00pm
The Canada Institute and the Canadian Defence and Foreign Affairs Institute (CDFAI) co-sponsored CDFAI's 2006 Annual Conference, "Foreign Policy Under a Conservative Government: An Interim Report Card," which looked at the Harper government's record on foreign policy, defense, and development.
October 23, 2006 // 9:00am — 11:00am
Latin American Program
A panel of experts looks at the nationalization of hydrocarbons in Bolivia, Venezuela's use of "oil diplomacy" in the hemisphere, the development of the Camisea natural gas pipeline in Peru, and increased concern over the security of U.S. energy supplies. All of these issues serve to underscore the intensely political aspects of energy relations in Latin America.
Reds, Greens, Blues and Browns: Party Development, Electoral Volatility and On-Going Surprises in East European Elections
October 18, 2006 // 12:00pm — 1:00pm
Stephen Deets, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Babson College
October 13, 2006 // 3:30pm — 5:00pm
Sharon Fisher, Senior Economist, Global Insight, Pavol Demes, German Marshall Fund
September 12, 2006 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Experts discuss discuss best practices for conducting health work in fragile or post-conflict countries, as well as the potential impact of health systems on stability and security in rebuilding states during the fourth meeting in ECSP's Health, Population, and Fragility series.
August 31, 2006 // 4:00pm — 5:00pm
Ranko Bakic, President of the Board of Directors of the National Party for Labor and Prosperity